Intention for performing Hajj

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Q: My niyah for performing Hajj is for the pleasure of Allah, then also to earn reward in the hereafter and blessings in this world (Deeni, materially etc.). If one of my intentions are to ask from Allah in the blessed lands of Makkah and Medina, is this permissible or should I just focus on performing Hajj for the pleasure of Allah Ta’ala?


A: It is permissible.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Zakaria Makada

Checked & Approved:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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